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US Coast Guard, Navy rescue 3 fishermen from deserted island after spelling 'HELP' with palms

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2024
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Three men who went missing after leaving from Polowat Atoll, Micronesia, to go fishing were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday, after a U.S. Navy plane saw their plea for "help," which was spelled out on the sand using palm tree fronds. The Coast Guard said in a press release that the three men, all in their 40s, left from Polowat Atoll on March 30 to go fishing near Pikelot Atoll, a 31-acre deserted island roughly 100 miles from where they left in a 20-foot skiff with an...

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